Ray Whitney
Ray Whitney
Stars - Left Wing
NUMBER: 13
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
WEIGHT: 180
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 05/08/1972
AGE: 41
BIRTHPLACE: Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: SJS: 1991-23 overall
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

Most Goals, Game: 3 (4x), last vs. STL on Nov. 13, 2010 (3-2-5)
Most Assists, Game: 4, at NJD on Oct. 30, 2000 (0-4-4)

Most Points, Game: 5 (2x), last vs. STL on Nov. 13, 2010 (3-2-5)br /> Most PIM, Game: 17, at LAK on Jan. 6, 2000
Most Shots, Game: 10 (2x), last at NYR on Jan. 14, 2002
Goal Scoring Streak: 5 games (2x), last from Oct. 22-31, 2007 (6-3-9)br /> Assist Scoring Streak: 6 games (3x), last from Jan. 18-28, 2010 (1-7-8)

Point Scoring Streak: 10 games (2x), last from Oct. 22-Nov. 12, 2007 (7-10-17)
First NHL Game: vs. CGY on April 15, 1992
First NHL Goal: vs. EDM on Dec. 1, 1992
First NHL Point: vs. CGY on April 15, 1992

Shootout: 12/32 (38%), 4 GDG
Penalty Shots: 1/3, last VS. SJS (A. Niemi) on March 10, 2012 (NG)br />
CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

1991: San Jose’s second-round selection (23rd overall) in NHL Entry Draft

Oct. 1, 1997: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton

Nov. 6, 1997: Claimed off waivers by Florida from Edmonton

March 13, 2001: Traded to Columbus by Florida with future considerations in exchange for Kevyn Adams and Columbus’ fourth-round choice in 2001
July 30, 2003: Signed as a free agent by Detroit
Aug. 7, 2005: Signed as a free agent by Carolina
July 1, 2010: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix
July 1, 2012: Signed as a free agent by Dallas
Ray Whitney is entering his 20th NHL season and his first as a member of the Dallas Stars. Whitney comes to the Lone Star State with a career spanning over two decades with seven different NHL clubs. He enters 2012-13 ranking seventh among active play- ers in goals (365), points (1,003), games played (1,229) and is sixth in assists (638). He won the Stanley Cup in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes and has been selected to participate in the NHL All-Star game twice (2000, 2001). The NHL veteran has posted six consecutive 50-point seasons, including last season’s 77-point campaign where he led all Coyotes and ranked among league leaders in scoring (12th).

Personal
  • Considers himself a “fairly good” square dancer
  • Owns a collection of over 2,000 wines at his home in North Carolina
  • Favorite wine is Joseph Phelps Insignia collection
  • If he wasn’t playing hockey, would want to be a policeman (his father was one)
  • Lists Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants as his favorite movie